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Malthopsis gnoma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae
Genus: Malthopsis
Alcock, 1891
Type species
Malthopsis luteus
Alcock, 1891

Malthopsis is a genus of batfishes with a wide distribution in the world's oceans.


There are currently 13 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ a b Ho, H.-C.; Roberts, C.D.; Shao, K.-T. (2013). "Revision of batfishes (Lophiiformes: Ogcocephalidae) of New Zealand and adjacent waters, with description of two new species of the genus Malthopsis". Zootaxa. 3626: 188–200. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3626.1.8. PMID 26176132. 
  2. ^ a b Ho, H.-C. (2013). "Two new species of the batfish genus Malthopsis (Lophiiformes: Ogcocephalidae) from the Western Indian Ocean". Zootaxa. 3716: 289–300. doi:10.1080/00222939109460385. PMID 26106777.